Friends

Friends (1994)

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The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: In The One With All The Kissing, Phoebe grabs a photo of the other 5 by the Tower of London. When we see a shot of her a few seconds later drawing herself into the photo, it's a different photograph.

00:07:25

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The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel tells her date she's going to have to take a rain check and goes back into the apartment, as she opens the door you can see a cameraman standing inside the apartment. (This is only visible in the broadcast version, not DVD or widescreen).

00:10:45

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The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene after Monica pretends to drop socks in the hallway in order to prevent Rachel from telling Ross she still loves him, Rachel goes back into the apartment and locks Monica out. Monica then starts to pound on the door with her bare left hand. The scene changes to the apartment and Ross opens the door to let Monica in. All of a sudden Monica is pounding the door with her right hand wrapped in a sock. (This continuity problem is for the widescreen version, where we see a closeup of Monica not seen on the DVD, in the hallway with a bare hand right before Ross opens the door. However, on the DVD there are extra shots of Ross and Rachel after seeing Monica's bare hand pounding and then seeing her with the sock on her hand, which gives her ample time to put it on).

00:11:45

The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: There is a scene in Central Perk where Rachel confronts Chandler about all the kissing he's been doing. She raises her hands up in front of her and tells Chandler to hold on to stop him from getting up from the couch. As he goes to sit back down on the couch she lowers her hands to her lap. The shot cuts to an angle behind Rachel's chair and she is lowering her hands again.

00:14:35

Tina Gilliam

The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe says she is going to "pack her ass off" she walks toward the coffee house door, and they cut to a quick shot of Joey then back to the wide shot with the door, and Phoebe has disappeared. She did not have time to make it to the door and out. (Widescreen version).

00:15:50

Pam-I-am
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The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: In the Central Perk scene where Rachel is telling Ross she loves him, Ross is sitting at the small round table. The blue cup and the white cup with the lid move positions throughout the scene.

00:16:25

Pam-I-am

The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel is telling Monica, Chandler and Phoebe how Ross abandoned her at the airport, when she walks towards the TV a boom mic is briefly visible at the top left of the screen.

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The One With The Triplets - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When they enter the hospital, Phoebe says, "Someone should call Frank and Alice, and my mom," and Ross searches his pockets(presumably for his cell phone). But in the next shot, his hands are not in his pockets.

00:00:05

The One With The Triplets - S5-E3

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene with Joey filming Phoebe and Phoebe saying, "Please don't hurt me," Joey zooms out and you can see the camera that is just about to film them.

00:00:35

The One With The Triplets - S5-E3

Factual error: Joey always grabs his back when he gets his pain from his kidney stones. This is a classic referral pattern for pain when the stones are in the kidney. However, the doctor says that the kidney stones were too close to the bladder. Stones in the ureters classically refers the pain to the groin area.

00:02:40

The One With The Triplets - S5-E3

Revealing mistake: When the doctor says, "Here comes the head," it is very obvious that there are feet coming out.

00:14:50

The One With The Triplets - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Alice runs towards Frank in the waiting room, there are at least two people sitting on the couch next to Frank. Immediately afterward, when Frank and Alice lie down on the couch, kissing, these people have disappeared.

00:16:30

The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene where Rachel is checking the mail and is walking over to Monica's room, she has a pair of pumps on, then once she has walked in on Monica and Monica runs after her to say she was taking a nap, Rachel is wearing a pair of backless high-heeled sandals, then when Joey and Ross come in, Rachel is wearing the pumps again (we see this when Ross says "I had to talk loud because the movie was loud").

00:00:10

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The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: Monica comes to get her pan back from Chandler, and when she opens the door, the magna doodle pen is hanging down. The shot changes and it is attached to the board; it changes again and it is hanging once more.

00:12:00

Pam-I-am

The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Plot hole: In TOW Ross tells Rachel he cannot see her following a promise to Emily, the rest of the friends go into Monica's bedroom. Joey hauls out a box from under the bed, saying that he's been hiding it there since Ross said the wrong name at the wedding. Surely Monica, with her obsession for keeping the place clean, would have noticed a box under her bed?

00:04:10

The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Other mistake: When Ross tells Rachel he can't see her anymore, the door to Monica's room is open revealing a completely blank and empty room.

00:09:50

Brad Premium member

The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When the group is in the coffee house discussing Kip there is a bag on the table in front of Monica. When Rachel enters she places her bag on top of the bag already sitting there. Toward the end of this scene Rachel's bag then disappears and only the original bag is now sitting there.

00:13:10

The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: In this episode, they say the reason Kip was phased out was because he dated Monica and they broke up badly. However, in the first season (in the "Dozen Lasagnes" episode) Chandler says Kip left because he got married.

00:13:50

The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: Rachel and Phoebe are in the Central Perk, talking about leaving the group, and a jacket and a handbag are hanging on the arm of the chair behind Rachel, slightly to her left. Between shots it changes from just the jacket, then just the handbag and so on. This continues throughout the scene when Ross comes in and Phoebe leaves. As she gets up you see both again, however Rachel does not move enough to just show one and hide the other.

00:16:00

The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the episode Chandler opens the door to the bathroom and Joey is sitting on the toilet. This is the only episode the toilet is positioned there. It is normally behind the door in other episodes.

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